Feelgood Videos

Feelgood Videos

MarcoPolo is a film-making team of Maya Boland and Bethan Seller. They met at Leeds College of Art (studying Visual Communication) and were approached by East Street Arts about work placement opportunities.Maya and Bethan edited the film footage which is now available to view on Youtube. A team of selected … Continue reading

Two Decades of Keeping the Art of Leeds Healthy

Two Decades of Keeping the Art of Leeds Healthy

Stuart Robinson interviewed Karen Watson & Jon Wakeman for the Yorkshire Post & YEP about East Street Arts’ 20th anniversary celebrations, and all things bike-related: “When the ageing St Patrick’s Social Club in east Leeds was first put up for sale, not many would have guessed what its future held … Continue reading

Weird and Wonderful Bikes to Visit Leeds

Weird and Wonderful Bikes to Visit Leeds

The Yorkshire Evening Post featured a full page article on Juliana’s Bike back in May…‘The Burmantofts-based charity will run a series of quirky events and workshops to wet the appetite for cycling across the city in July, ahead of the Grand Départ Cultural Festival which hits the region in the … Continue reading

Night Ride This Weekend

Night Ride This Weekend

The City Talking have interviewed Chris Woodward, who is heading up this weekend’s Night Ride…“The idea was nothing to do with art,” says Chris. “It started out with me, I just said, why don’t we just do a night ride to the coast? At the time I was thinking maybe … Continue reading

Hotel on Wheels in Culture Vulture

Hotel on Wheels in Culture Vulture

Culture Vulture have written an article about their day out at Skyride, some cracking photos of Juliana’s Bike in action, outside the Henry Moore Institute on Sunday afternoon …”Leeds’ first hotel on wheels was displayed throughout the day. This project, in conjunction with East Street Arts, was wheelie impressive… inside … Continue reading

Artist in the City: Reconnaissance Cycling

Artist in the City: Reconnaissance Cycling

Artist Gisèle Bone is taking part in Night Ride on Sat 13 July. Part of this momentous journey involves a group of artists cycling from Patrick Studios in Leeds to Hornsea, and returning to Hull, all in the space of one night. When the group arrive in Hull, they will … Continue reading

Review of Rider Spoke

Review of Rider Spoke

Dig Yorkshire’s Isobel Jokl has written an excellent review of Rider Spoke at Patrick Studios at the weekend ~ which Blast Theory’s Matt Adams described as one of his favourite responses to the project so far…“As my hour finished, I realised it was time to press the reset button on … Continue reading

The City Talking

The City Talking

Daniel Chapman from Leeds newspaper The City Talking has interviewed Blast Theory’s Matt Adams about Rider Spoke, a project that made its Yorkshire debut at Patrick Studios last week…’One thing that makes it quite powerful is that you’re in dialogue with other people, but they are all people who cycled … Continue reading

East Street Arts Choir at The Adelphi

East Street Arts Choir at The Adelphi

East Street Arts’ choir met at The Adelphi last month to perform a rendition of Queen’s ‘Bicycle Race’ to startled onlookers. The results of this sonic cathedral of sound are now available to listen to on Souncloud. Turn off your mind, relax, and pedal downstream…

Hot Off The E-Press! Juliana’s Bike Brochure

Hot Off The E-Press! Juliana’s Bike Brochure

East Street Arts’ Jon Wakeman has been working at the coal face this week, designing the new flyer for Juliana’s Bike. If you can’t pick up a printed edition, it’s available here as a digital e-flyer.